Essentials of Employment Law

Date Location Price / Members Price Places Trainer Book Online or Enquire
14th June 2019 @ 9.30-5.30 Wexford Chamber Office € 99.00 / € 99.00 7 available People Skills

Workshop Duration: 1 day

This workshop is designed for business owners, HR professionals and those with people management responsibility who need to have a basic understanding of employment law, including contracts, working time restrictions, break entitlements, and record keeping.


What is the format of the workshop?

A comprehensive workshop which is delivered in a down to earth practical manner. The workshop is highly interactive – through ‘real life’ case studies you will have an opportunity to practice new skills and discuss issues openly to maximise learning.

Is it right for me?

The workshop is designed for business owners and/or managers who want to ensure that their business/department is complaint with employment legislation and prepared for a workplace audit.


What will I learn?

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Know what information should be provided in a contract of employment and correctly identify the appropriate contract to use depending on your business needs.
  • Understand the law on payment of wages and deductions.
  • Know break entitlements and working time restrictions.
  • How to calculate annual leave and public holiday entitlements and payment for same.
  • Understand employee leave entitlements such as maternity leave, parental leave etc.
  • Know the process to be followed for dealing with grievances and disciplinary issues.
  • Know what records should be maintained and the minimum HR policies and procedures that all small employers should implement.


What areas are covered?

  • Contracts of Employment
  • Payment of Wages
  • Leave entitlements
  • Employment equality
  • Discipline and dismissal
  • Data Protection
  • New & pending legislation


Workshop Supports

You will take away:

  • A number of checklists and templates (including sample contract templates)
  • Sample policies and procedures